CHSC Loan Repayment Opportunity Open through September 30, 2013

The Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) loan repayment application is now open! Starting on September 1, 2013 until September 30, 2013, the online application is available for primary health care professionals who want to work in approved areas of Colorado, including Community Health

Emphasizing Community in Community Health Centers

One of the special things about working at a Colorado Community Health Center (CHC) is that staff have the opportunity to truly interact with the community. For example, Valley-Wide Health Systems partnered with Rocky Ford’s Jefferson Intermediate School to celebrate César Cháve

Farmworkers Receive Health Care Services at CHCs

On March 31, many Americans celebrated César Chávez’s birthday throughout the country.  Chavez, co-founder of the United Farm Workers union with Dolores Huerta, is known for his activism supporting farmworkers’ rights.  He strove to gain fair treatment, improved working conditions, an

What Integrated Health Care Means for Patients and Providers

“Integrated health care” is a hot topic these days. But what does it mean? Simply put, integrated health care recognizes the benefit of patients receiving medical, dental and behavioral or mental health care at the same time in the same place. After all, ailments don’t necessarily sti

What is a Community Health Center?

Like all other states in the US, Colorado offers Community Health Centers (CHCs) as affordable health care options for Coloradans located in rural, urban, and frontier areas of the state.  CHCs are non-profit or public comprehensive primary care providers with a mission to provide hea